Monthly Archives: March 2017

Parents’ Association raise funds for Literacy Lift-Off

  Parents’ Association members receiving sponsorship cheque from Jazz Pharmaceuticals.

Principal Mary O’Rourke, Parents’ Association members Joe Hurley and Steve O’Donohue and representatives from Jazz Pharmaceuticals Fionnuala White, Paul Sweeney and Spencer Daly.

Sponsorship of Literacy Lift Off Programme

The Parents’ Association would like to thank the following local businesses who have recently contributed sponsorship to the Literacy Lift Off Programme which is now up and running at Cloonakilla:

Jazz Pharmaceuticals  €2,500

Grovelands Chilldcare, Corrán Riada €500

Kennedy’s Service Station €200

Alkermes €150

Hazel’s Beauty Salon €100

Other sponsors included Savoury Fare; Barber Bobs; Jump for Joy; Brian Melinn and Glendeer Pet Farm.

We are very grateful for these local businesses support of this worthwhile programme.

St Patrick’s Day and Seachtain na Gaeilge



































Rinne rang a dó dramaíocht – Fionn agus an Dragún, le haghaidh Seachtain na Gaeilge. Rinneamar jab maith agus bhí an –spórt againn!

Pancake Tuesday

On Pancake Tuesday 6th class made their own pancakes. They brought all the ingredients and utensils to school and made their own pancake mixture.  They cooked them and added a selection of toppings.  I

Some of the 6th class pupils did a demonstration for 2nd class and explained how to make pancakes.